Codes development process

For the latest information about code changes and provisions in the National Model Codes or details about the National Model Codes development system, please visit the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes website.

Get access to, and learn about the development and publication of the building, energy and safety codes that guide the design and construction of homes and other buildings in Canada


Participate in the process

Request a change to a code

Process and guidance for submitting a change request

Public reviews

Opportunity for the public to take a detailed look at proposed changes and to comment on each one

Attend a Codes Canada meeting

Meeting schedule and visitor information

Volunteer for committee membership

Participate in national codes development on a standing committee or as a CCBFC member